Tenor Harry van Berne to join classical voice department at CvA

Published: Thursday 5 July 2012

Tenor Harry van Berne will join the Classical voice department as a principal teacher as of  September 1st, 2012. It is possible to audition for this teacher in the last week of August/first week of September. Please apply before August 25; the application form is available on request from the study secretariat: studadmin[EMAIL BESCHERMD]@[EMAIL BESCHERMD]

Harry is much in demand as a soloist in opera, concerts and oratorio perfomances and has been invited to perform in Western Europe, The United States, the Middle East, Japan and South-America. Harry gives frequent recitals, accompanied by piano, guitar or lute and is also active as an ensemble singer: In addition to his work with Quink he is a member of the Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam and the Huelgas Ensemble from Belgium and he works on a free lance basis with The Netherlands Chamber Choir, Weser Renaissance, Concerto Palatino and Musica Fiata Köln. As professor Harry led many workshops and masterclasses on a variety of themes in The Netherlands, Belgium, England and the USA. He is professor of voice at the ArtEZ Conservatory ( Arnhem) in the Netherlands. Harry’s vast repertoire stretches from the Middle Ages, Early Renaissance, Baroque, through the Classic and Romantic era and includes music from this century, some of which was specially written for and dedicated to him.